Cvechko Named MEC Track and Field Athlete of the Week

Cvechko Named MEC Track and Field Athlete of the Week

BRIDGEPORT– Notre Dame's Toure McCulley has been named the Mountain East Conference Men's Track and Field Athlete of the Week, while West Virginia Wesleyan's Lauren Cvechko is the Women's Track and Field honoree, the conference office announced Tuesday afternoon.

McCulley, a senior from Ponoma, Calif., had a pair of top five finishes at the Miami Duals, including a victory in the 110-meter high hurdles with a time of 14.37 seconds. He also placed fifth in the 100-meters with a time of 10.84 seconds.

Cvechko a junior from Buckhannon, W.Va., had strong performances last weekend placing in two events at the William & Mary Relays. She had a sixth-place finish in the high jump with a mark of 1.60 meters, and then was third in the long jump with a mark of 5.57 meters -- which stands as the best mark in the MEC this season.